How to clean your garbage disposal. Start by running hot water through your garbage disposal for a minute. Pour about 1/4 c. baking soda into the drain. Flip the garbage disposal on for 2 seconds, just to whirl the baking soda inside, and then leave it alone for 10-15 minutes. Follow with 1 c. of vinegar. Watch the bubbles erupt out of your drain. (Yay!) Rinse through one last time with very hot water and run your garbage disposal for 5 seconds.
1 The first step is to apply some toothpaste on a dry cloth. 2 Once the toothpaste is on the cloth, begin to rub the headlight cover with it until the grime comes off. 3 Keep rubbing the toothpaste in circular motions until the grime breaks down all the way. After that proceed to rinse with water and wipe down with a wet cloth.
Tip: Once a week, toss in a few frozen cubes of white vinegar and turn on your disposal. The vinegar will get in all the moving nooks and crannies that are otherwise hard to get to and the ice will sharpen your blades.
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
I did this this morning and it totally worked! It got ten years of grease of the exhaust filter!!! Half a cup of baking soda added a little at a time to the biggest pot of boiling water you can find. put filter and let it soak in the boiling water. RInse of--no scrubbing needed.
SO GOOD TO KNOW! How to Clean Your Gross Plastic Containers 1. Fill almost to the top with water and a squirt of dish soap 2. Add 1/4 cup of bleach 3. Microwave the container for 40 seconds, or until the solution is boiling 4. Allow to rest until the water is lukewarm 5. Wash out your container and it is as good as new!
The COUNTLESS Uses for Baking Soda (Besides Baking)!
To clean jets in Jacuzzi tubs, fill bath to a few inches above the jets. Pour in 1-2 cups of baking soda and let it run for about 10 minutes. Drain the cruddy water, refill tub with warm water, and run jets for another 10 minutes.
Mix 1 c boiling water, 1 tbsp salt, and 1 tbsp baking soda. Slowly pour the mixture into the foil lined pan. Use a spoon to stir and reposition the jewelry. Then, slowly add the 1/2 c vinegar and watch it do its magic! Bubbles galore cleaning every crevice. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Use a spoon to stir the salt and baking soda, and to evenly distribute the jewelry. Rinse in water and dry.
FOR SPOTLESS FLOORS: This heavy duty floor cleaner recipe works better than anything you've ever cleaned your floors with. Combine ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm. *** It leaves everything smelling amazing.
(great to remember for move-out or in) Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.... good to do every 6 mths
Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, and then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue and mildew smell and will actually leave them feeling fluffy and smelling fresh. (Do not add laundry detergent to either wash. Just once with vinegar and once with baking soda.) good to know for the future.